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Unique Olympic Designs Create Interest in B.C. Trees

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Published on May 26, 2011

2010/11 Premier's Awards Provincial Finalist
Category: Partnership

Creative design was a hallmark of the 2010 Games, and it included a vision to use Olympic symbols like the podia and medal presentation trays to depict the beauty of British Columbia and Canada. On short notice, the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations coordinated wood acquisition from across B.C. that represented our diverse tree species, communities and industry, and then oversaw the production of iconic podiums and medal trays for VANOC.

The complex project involved numerous partners -- 23 wood suppliers and three distinct manufacturing shops --geographic challenges, a striking but complex design, challenging timelines and a limited budget. But it also provided B.C. communities a real connection to the Games and helped focus the world's attention on the B.C. forest industry. Not to mention that it produced the most creative collection of podia the world had ever seen.

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